The Heating, Air-conditioning & Refrigeration Distributors International (HARDI) convened on Orlando for its 2015 annual conference in December. The event welcomed the most distribution companies since 2007.
ACCA members came from around the country to learn office operational management strategies. The event, which was presented by ACCA and The NEWS, was immediately preceded by the Service Managers Forum, capping off a four-day gathering of ACCA managers across multiple disciplines.
Weil-McLain is offering its most advanced high-efficiency condensing boiler. The new 95 percent AFUE Evergreen™ boiler features cutting-edge technology with simple controls, flexible functionality for multiple applications, and a durable design that is easy to install, use, and maintain.
New from FasTest for the HVACR market is the CoreMax SV, an advanced single port service valve with significant performance advantages over conventional service valves typically used in split system air conditioner systems.
Sharp Electronics Corp. is exhibiting its new ductless mini split lineup in booth 4762 at the AHR Expo. The company’s new models are designed to operate in extra low temperatures and have one of the industry’s best SEER and HSPF ratings. They also feature Sharp’s patented air purification technology Plasmacluster.
Panasonic is introducing the new EXTERIOS XE Series. With models ranging from 9,000 Btu to 15,000 Btu, this series offers many years of energy efficient indoor climate control. The built-in and improved ECONAVI not only detects room occupancy and motion but also incorporates an area search function to direct airflow where needed.
The HVAC industry has seen a significant increase in thermostatic expansion valve (TXV) usage in the past decade. Even though TXVs are the most popular metering devices for residential air conditioning systems, there is still a lack of knowledge about TXV functionality in the market.